IKEA Looking To Hire 300 Workers For New Grand Prairie StoreThe popular Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA announced that recruitment is now underway for its second Dallas-Fort Worth-area store, opening this Fall.
Amazon, In Sign Of Growth, Holds Job Fair For US WarehousesAmazon is holding a giant job fair and plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses.
Older People Dying On Job At Higher Rate Than All WorkersOlder people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases.
Day Without Immigrants Boycott Having An Impact In North TexasThe nationwide Day Without Immigrants movement is being felt in North Texas. Organizers are encouraging immigrants to boycott their jobs, businesses and keep their children out of school.
'Day Without Immigrants' Protests Being Held Across US Immigrants across the country are expected to stay home from school and work on Thursday to show how critical they are to the U.S. economy and way of life.
Texas Union Dues Bill Draws Early QuestionsA bill barring voluntary payroll deductions of union dues from state employee paychecks is drawing questions as it begins a long, potentially contentious journey through the Texas Legislature.
Construction Worker Falls To His Death In DallasA construction worker fell six stories to his death Tuesday morning in Dallas.
Amazon Plans To Hire 100,000 Over The Next 18 MonthsAmazon plans to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. over the next 18 months. The online retailer said Thursday that the jobs are full-time and come with benefits.
Winter Carriage Rides Keep Workers In The ColdEven on the coldest night of the year in North Texas, some people have to clock in for work outside.
Texas Court Blocks Federal Plan To Extend Overtime Pay To MillionsThe U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas granted the nationwide preliminary injunction, saying the Department of Labor's rule exceeds the authority the agency was delegated by Congress.
Texas Unemployment Rate Up Slightly, Despite Adding Jobs In JulyThe Texas Workforce Commission is reporting the Texas unemployment rate rose slightly in July to 4.6 percent, continuing a recent trend.
Applications For US Unemployment Benefits FallFewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that layoffs are scarce and employers are likely hiring at a solid clip.

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